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Lot # 372 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$150 / Unsold: Available at opening bid of US$ 100 + Buyers Fee
Hostilian as Caesar. AE 18.5
Hostilian as Caesar. 250-251 AD. AE 18.5, 3.70g. (2h). Pisidia, Cremna, . Obv: IMP CAE[S] ME[SS] QVINTVM Bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right. Rx: P[R]O - P - COL - CR Apollo Propylaeus advancing right, cloak flying from shoulders, about to shoot arrow from bow. RPC 979 (7 spec.). Aulock, Pisidien 1491-6. VF.

Ex Ancient Art, Bruce Braun, List 4-77, July 1977, no. 63.

A rare type, apparently struck from only this one die pair. Aulock points out that the same reverse die was later reused for Valerian I, his nos. 1524-6.
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